Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Aymond was a Senior Vice-President and Regional Marketing Director at Putnam Investments and held various positions at Federated Securities Corp.
Mr. Aymond received his BS degree from Denison University. He has the Series 7, 26, 63 and 65 securities registrations.
Brian D. Hlidek Principal
Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Hlidek was a Vice President and financial advisor at a family owned, New England-based firm. Additionally, he spent 5 years at 2 other financial services firms as an advisor.
Mr. Hlidek received his BA degree from Denison University. He has the Series 7, 26, 63 and 65 securities registrations.
Whit Wannamaker Director, Institutional Marketing
Prior to joining Absolute in 2006, Mr. Wannamaker served as a Director at Credit Suisse and was responsible for new business development and client servicing for retail products in the US. He also held positions with Worldwide Index Funds, Sierra Investment Services, Kemper Financial Services, Financial Institutions Investment Services and US Central Credit Union.
Mr. Wannamaker earned a BBA from the University of Wisconsin and has his Series 7 and 24 securities registrations.
Christopher Ward Principal
Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Ward held business analyst consulting positions at JPMorgan INVEST and the Banking and Investment Products Group of FleetBoston Financial. He also worked at several advertising, marketing and communications agencies in Boston and Washington DC.
Mr. Ward received his BA from Colby College and has his Series 6, 63 and 65 securities registrations.